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FAMU College of Law Students Appointed to Regional Positions with Southern Regional Black Law Student Association

October 31, 2019
Orlando, Fla - FAMU College of Law students Ashley Little, third year; Chelsee Lee, second year; and Ryan Willis, third...
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FAMU Law Partners with Orange TV to Produce Legal Connections

August 27, 2019
  Orlando, Fla – A creative partnership between Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Orange TV has produced a series of...
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FAMU Law Professor Patricia Broussard Published in William and Mary Journal of Race, Gender and Social Justice

August 26, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) Law Professor Patricia Broussard’s latest article, Unbowed, Unbroken, and Unsung: The Unrecognized Contributions of...
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FAMU Law Gives Back to the Community by Volunteering

August 19, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – On Friday, August 16, morethan 100 incoming Florida A&M University (FAMU) Law students volunteered at three locations for...
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FAMU Law’s Newest Class Gives Back to the Community

August 15, 2019
FAMU Law’s Newest Class Gives Back to the Community   Orlando, Fla. – On Friday, August 16, morethan 100 incoming Florida...
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FAMU Law Grant to Explore Disparities in Medical Marijuana

August 12, 2019
Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Professor Jeffrey Brown was awarded a $7,500 grant to study the regulatory and economic...
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FAMU Law Gears up to Welcome New Students with Foundations for Law School Success

August 2, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla - Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law is gearing up for the incoming class with a specialized...
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News Release: FAMU Law Student Selected to Serve with The Bronx Defenders

July 25, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla.- Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law student Diona Willis is working in New York this summer as...
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News Release: FAMU Alum Andrew Ballentine Appointed by Governor to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commission

July 23, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla –Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than five dozen appointments and reappointments to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions, the panels that recommend lawyers...
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News Release: FAMU Law’s Dean’s Advisory Council adds two new Members

July 15, 2019
FAMU Law’s Dean’s Advisory Council adds two new Members       Jarian Lyons            ...
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News Release: FAMU Law Professor Teaches Global Marijuana Law Course in The Hague, Netherlands

July 15, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla.- Florida A&M University (FAMU) Professor Jennifer Smith joined a group of law professors participating in a study abroad...
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News Release: FAMU Law Legal Clinic Students Participate in Guardian Ad Litem Program Volunteer Training

July 11, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla.- Florida A&M University (FAMU) Legal Clinic students received Volunteer Advocate for Children (VAC) training on July 10, at...
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News Release: Alumna Amber Johnson Becomes Charleston’s First Diversity Manager Following Slavery Apology

July 10, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla –Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law alumna Amber Johnson (Class of 2009) has been hired as the...
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News Release: “Next Generation Legal Summit” Motivates High School Students

July 5, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla –Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law hosted its first “Next Generation Legal Summit” on Monday, July 1,...
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News Release: FAMU Law Team Takes First Place in the 2019 Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition

July 1, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla.- FAMU Law’s Moot Court Team placed first at the Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition hosted by the...
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News Release: FAMU Law Receives Pro Bono Law School Challenge Award

June 28, 2019
Orlando, Fla –Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law received The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2019 Florida Pro Bono Law School...
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News Release: The FAMU Foundation Announces Arthenia L. Joyner Endowed Scholarship

June 25, 2019
Orlando, Fla.- The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Foundation announced an endowed  scholarship to honor former Florida Senate Minority Leader Arthenia...
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News Release: FAMU Law Student Awarded Holland & Knight Scholarship

June 4, 2019
Orlando, Fla.  – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law student Elliot Jackson has been selected to receive the Holland & Knight...
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News Release: FAMU Law Graduate Selected for Equal Justice Works 2019 Class of Fellows

May 31, 2019
Orlando, Fla –Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Class of 2019 graduate Abigail Adkins has been selected for the...
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News Release: Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell to Host Professional Development Series at FAMU Law 

May 15, 2019
Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell to Host  Professional Development Series at FAMU Law   The law firm’s partners, associates and non-lawyer...
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Video News Release: FAMU College of Law 15th Hooding Ceremony Video

May 12, 2019
  https://vimeo.com/335701223   Orlando, Fla –The 15th Annual Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Hooding Ceremony took place at the...
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News Release: FAMU College of Law Prepares for 15th Hooding Ceremony

May 6, 2019
Orlando, Fla –The 15th Annual Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Hooding Ceremony will take place at the Dr. Phillips...
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News Release: FAMU Law Student Accepted to EPA’s Law Clerk Honors Program

May 6, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) student Bria Calvin has been accepted into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
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News Release: FAMU Law Professor Elected as FAMU Senate Faculty President

April 29, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – For the first time, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Faculty Senate president comes from the FAMU College...
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News Release: FAMU Law Professor Phyllis Taite to Receive FAMU National Alumni Association 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

April 22, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla - The Florida A&M University National Alumni Association (FAMU NAA) will honor the 2019 class of Distinguished Alumni...
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FAMU Law Goes High-Tech in Classroom

April 19, 2019
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News Release: New Interim Dean Named at Florida A&M University College of Law

April 16, 2019
Orlando, Fla. -- A 15-year-veteran of Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law has been named interim dean of the...
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News Release: FAMU Law Librarian Becomes Jeopardy Contestant

April 10, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law is celebrating an employee who traveled to Hollywood to participate...
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News Release: Dean’s Advisory Council Forms at FAMU Law with Distinguished Members

April 3, 2019
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News Release: FAMU College of Law Goes High-Tech in Classroom with Interactive Whiteboard

March 28, 2019
FAMU College of Law Goes High-Tech in Classroom with Interactive Whiteboard Orlando, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law...
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U.S. Representative Val Demings is Keynote Speaker at FAMU College of Law Hooding Ceremony

March 27, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – The U. S. Representative for the 10th Congressional District, Val Demings, will serve as the keynote speaker for...
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NEWS RELEASE: More than 70 lawyers turn out to meet students

March 19, 2019
“Careers in the Law” networking event huge success at FAMU Law   ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College...
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NEWS RELEASE: FAMU Law applauds new partnership with Wicker Smith

March 6, 2019
FAMU Law applauds new partnership with Wicker Smith ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law applauds Wicker...
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FAMU LAW ALUMNA MAKES HISTORY BY BECOMING OSCEOLA COUNTY’S FIRST BLACK JUDGE

February 26, 2019
FAMU LAW ALUMNA MAKES HISTORY BY BECOMING OSCEOLA COUNTY’S FIRST BLACK JUDGE ORLANDO, Fla - Florida A&M University (FAMU) College...
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NEWS RELEASE: FAMU LAW STUDENT-CASSANDRA BROWN-NAMED PRESIDENT OF CENTRAL FLORIDA AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

February 26, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla - Florida A&M University (FAMU)College of Law third-year student Cassandra Brown is the new president of the Central...
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FAMU LAW STUDENTS HONOR HARD-WORKING CUSTODIAL WORKER

February 22, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla - A group of nearly 60 Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law students, who are also members...
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FAMU LAW STUDENT ACCEPTED TO EPA’S ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ACADEMY HELD MARCH 18-22 at TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

February 22, 2019
Student will research environmental justice concerns in Parramore   ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of...
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TWO FAMU LAW STUDENTS AWARDED THE HOLLAND BAR PREP SCHOLARSHIP AND THE JUDGE EDWARD RODGERS LEGENDS SCHOLARSHIP AT LUNCHEON IN WEST PALM BEACH

February 19, 2019
TWO FAMU LAW STUDENTS AWARDED THE HOLLAND BAR PREP SCHOLARSHIP AND THE JUDGE EDWARD RODGERS LEGENDS SCHOLARSHIP AT LUNCHEON IN...
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FAMU LAW CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH BY KICKING OFF LAW RELATED FILM SERIES

February 13, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law is recognizing Black History Month by kicking off...
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FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW STUDENTS PRESENT LEGAL PROJECTS AT FLORIDA NAACP WINTER QUARTERLY MEETING

February 4, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Two Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law students made presentations at the winter quarterly...
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FAMU LAW STUDENTS RECOGNIZED BY NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FOR OUTSTANDING PRO BONO VOLUNTEER WORK

January 29, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Two Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law students were recently recognized by the Ninth...
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FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW RECOGNIZES MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR HOLIDAY

January 11, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law is recognizing the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday...
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FAMU College of Law donates over 250 books to the Academic Center for Excellence

December 10, 2018
Pictured from left to right: (back row) Yolanda Jones, FAMU Law Library Director and Professor of Law, Reginald Green, Associate...
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FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW HONORS ICONIC FIGURES IN CIVIL RIGHTS, COMMUNITY ADVOCATES, LEGAL PROFESSIONALS AND RATTLERS FOR JUSTICE AT FIRST LEGACY AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP GALA

November 16, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law hosted its first Legacy Awards and Scholarship Gala...
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FAMU Law Participates in TEACH-IN During National Education Week

November 16, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla- Several Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law professors participated in TEACH-IN at several local schools on Wednesday,...
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FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW COLLECTS MORE THAN 350 POUNDS OF FOOD AND SUPPLIES FOR THOSE IN NEED

October 17, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla- The Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law family along with community partners and friends responded in a...
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FAMU Dean Gives First “State of the College of Law Address”

October 3, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla- In the first “State of the Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Address” Interim Dean LeRoy Pernell...
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A Conversation with Joseph Grant, Professor FAMU College of Law

August 28, 2018
Interviewer: What does the FAMU brand mean to you? Professor Grant: I come from a family with a long tradition...
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FAMU College of Law Gives Back to Community

August 17, 2018
Orlando, FL- New students at the FAMU College of Law are giving back to the community already.  More than 60...
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FAMU Law Dean to be Honored for His Contributions to Legal Education

August 15, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida A&M University College of Law Interim Dean LeRoy Pernell, who has devoted more than 40 years...
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Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to Serve as Hooding Speaker at FAMU Law

June 25, 2018
The 83rd Attorney General of the United States (2015-2017), Loretta Lynch, will serve as the keynote speaker for Florida A&M...
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Florida Bar Division Recognizes College of Law Students, Group with Year-End Honors

June 24, 2018
Florida Bar Division Recognizes College of Law Students, Group with Year-End Honors   The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD)...
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College of Law Third-Year Student Publishes Animal Law Articles through Research Grant

June 22, 2018
College of Law Third-Year Student Publishes Animal Law Articles through Research Grant Third-year Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law...
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FAMU College of Law Selects Randolph Reliford as new Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Development

June 21, 2018
FAMU College of Law Selects Randolph Reliford as new Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Development Orlando, Fla. - Florida...
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Florida A&M University Recognizes LaDray B. Gilbert with Distinguished Alumni Award

June 4, 2018
Orlando, FL – June 6, 2018 – Florida A&M University College of Law Graduate LaDray B. Gilbert was recently honored...
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FAMU College of Law Grad Elected Judge in Brevard County

June 3, 2018
Orlando Fla. – Kelly McCormack Ingram, a 2008 graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law, has...
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FAMU Law Dean LeRoy Pernell to Present Talk at 4th Annual Education and Social Justice Conference

June 1, 2018
FAMU Law Dean LeRoy Pernell to Present Talk at 4th Annual Education and Social Justice Conference, Daytona Beach, FL Florida...
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